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Haynes and Boone, LLP

Michael M. Boone

Michael M. Boone



  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Strategic M&A

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Mike Boone is one of the co-founders of the firm. He has more than 40 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities transactions, and board of director representations. Mike has been selected as one of the 25 greatest Texas lawyers of the past quarter-century and the “Go-To-Lawyer” in Texas in the field of corporate/business law by Texas Lawyer Magazine, ALM Media Properties, LLC, 2010. He was also named a "2015 Lawyer of the Year" in Corporate Governance by Best Lawyers, Woodward/White, Inc., was recognized by Chambers USA 2016-2019, Chambers & Partners, as one of the leading practitioners in Texas for Corporate/M&A, and was featured in D CEO Magazine's Dallas 500, D Magazine Partners, as one of the "most influential leaders in North Texas" from 2016-2018.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1967, Associate Editor, SMU Law Review, 1966-1967
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1964
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets and Securities | Corporate | Corporate Governance | Corporate Strategic M&A | Family Office | Mergers and Acquisitions | Public Company Transactions | Sports Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Represented Perot family in Dell's acquisition of Perot Systems.

Represented ClubCorp in its acquisition by KSL Capital Partners.

Represented Affordable Residential Communities Inc. in its acquisition of NLASCO.

Represented Special Board Committee of NYSE company in an insider trading investigation.

Represented Texas Genco Holdings Special Board Committee in auction process resulting in its acquisition by a group of private funds.

Represented Special Board Committee of Centex Construction in connection with its spinoff from Centex Corp.

Represented Trinity Industries in its acquisition of Thrall Railcar Manufacturing.

Represented a public company in a proxy fight for board control.

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